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A Guide To Drinking Moderately Dear Editor, As you know, Purim is coming up and we have a huge issue of underage drinking. Teens are getting drunk, sick, vomiting, hung over,...

The Way It Is: Yellow Badge of Cowardice

Years ago, there was a jingle put out by Unilever, the company that manufactures Pepsodent toothpaste. If memory serves me correctly, it went something like this: “You’ll wonder where...

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The Very, Very White Wedding Dear Editor, We would like to express our gratitude for the outpouring of love and support that the Five Towns community has shown us. As we...

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Remembering Zev Friedman, a’h Dear Editor, So many times throughout the past 10 years I would see people who have helped me get to this point and wanted to tell...

How Farhud Day Stymies Invented Palestinian History

By Edwin Black When International Farhud Day was proclaimed at a conference convened at United Nations headquarters on June 1, 2015, I wanted to achieve more than merely establish a...

Letters To The Editor

Leading With Love Dear Editor, As someone from a “prominent” family, I feel compelled to respond to Rabbi Ginzberg’s article last week about “adults at risk” who are “Driving off the...

Novak: America’s Anonymity Problem

Controversy has been swirling this week over the New York Times op-ed supposedly written by a senior administration official bashing President Trump. The allegations in the editorial are actually nothing...

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Hadassim Hysteria Dear Editor, I wish to voice strong objection to “The Great Hadassim Scam” (September 29) claiming that there is a massive scam and scandal involving hadassim, with most of...

Turn the Shidduch Crisis Into an Es Laasos

By Shira Jacobson Imagine a society in which people’s livelihood is determined by brokers. In this society, if a person is seeking a job, he must do so by means...

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Supporting Agunot Dear Editor, Aliza BasMenachem’s December 6 article on agunot (“The Get Obsession”) is as off-base as it is offensive, suggesting agunot are dramatic and self-absorbed. Her “suck it up,...

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